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OfflineBlue_Shrooms
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am i ready yet?
    #4584965 - 08/26/05 08:28 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

being a newbie to this whole thing, I'm looking for some updated info, tips and tricks!
This is my second attempt to grow, I'm using the pf tek (first grow was a kit....being its hard as hell for me to obtain a print :frown:) so with that print i made my syringe and followed the instructions on this link http://www.shroomery.org/index/par/23593
so far my result is this:

it's not pinning yet. should i wait till it starts pinning or should i dunk and roll now...it is completely colonized. also should the dunk be a 24 hour dunk in cold water or how?
This is my first pf tek simple because i needed to get my prints going before they started to lose life due to age and because i cant get prints any where in this state...too bad for me!


Edited by Blue_Shrooms (08/27/05 02:22 AM)


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Re: am i ready ret? [Re: Blue_Shrooms]
    #4585008 - 08/26/05 08:42 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

you dont have to dunk...dunk & roll... or anything unless you want to....  if that was mine, i'd take it out and put it into a rubbermaid container with a window on top(birth it)....
:go for it:

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Re: am i ready ret? [Re: ThumpaCap]
    #4585112 - 08/26/05 09:07 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Yeah birth it! :thumbup:


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Re: am i ready ret? [Re: spaceman]
    #4585126 - 08/26/05 09:13 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Birth it and definietly dunk and roll it! Yeah, you don't have to but, it's extemely beneficial. You lose alot of moisture during colonization. Dunking puts alot of water back into the cake and rolling in verm helps retain that water through out the fruiting cycle, increasing yeilds.


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Re: am i ready ret? [Re: Aiko Aiko]
    #4586141 - 08/27/05 02:23 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

i plan on the dunk and roll, but how long do i dunk for? and should i dunk in the fridge over night or what?...thanks


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Re: am i ready ret? [Re: Blue_Shrooms]
    #4586149 - 08/27/05 02:27 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

yes i would say to dunk for 24 hours in the fridge


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Re: am i ready ret? [Re: kingfish4200]
    #4586300 - 08/27/05 03:15 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

24 Hours at room temperature.
Cold shocking is only effective for gourmet mushrooms, and will actually slow the pinning.


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Re: am i ready ret? [Re: Jabberw0cky]
    #4586779 - 08/27/05 09:04 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Sorry Jabberwocky, But I started cold shocking as I learned from Hyphae. Definately cold shock, dude.It makes for a more even pin set. If you need more motivation, just look at Hyphae's pics.


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Re: am i ready yet? [Re: Blue_Shrooms]
    #4586799 - 08/27/05 09:32 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Case it

I just saved a lot of money by switching to Geico :smirk:


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Re: am i ready yet? [Re: OldSpice]
    #4586803 - 08/27/05 09:36 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)

Okay Alounacara, I cant take it any more. WTF does "So hard to be...WDYWFM?" mean dude?


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Re: am i ready yet? [Re: FungusMan]
    #4586815 - 08/27/05 09:49 AM (12 years, 7 months ago)



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So hard to be ....WDWGFH?
Texas is humongus compared to France
Our Gair, who art in Texas,
Paw Paw be thy Name....
My friends are thirsty


You never see a motorcycle parked outside a Psychiatrist office:biker:


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Re: am i ready yet? [Re: Aiko Aiko]
    #4587483 - 08/27/05 03:27 PM (12 years, 7 months ago)

i dunked last night 3 of 7 cakes....rest should be done in next couple of days....from there i will roll and then throw (well, gently put) into a rubber-maid container. Ill keep you posted!


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Man to man is so unjust, children
You don't know who to trust
Your worst enemy could be your best friend
And your best friend your worst enemy -- BOB MARLEY

It's ok if you want to experment with drugs.
It's when you begin to dwell on them drugs,
THAT'S when it's time to stop!  -- EDDIE


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